Markets
BSE See NSE See 48,878.54
-746.22 (-1.5%)
 

News Details

M3M Foundation Joins Hands with Aide et Action

On the occasion of International Day of Charity, M3M Foundation, the philanthropic arm of M3M Group has collaborated with an international development organisation, Aide et Action to establish iMpower, a project which aims at the upliftment of workforce present at its construction sites. The MoU was signed between Mohit Chadha, Managing Trustee and Dr. Aishwarya Mahajan, Director Livelihood Education South Asia, Aide et Action International, in the presence of Dr. Payal Kanodia, Trustee, M3M Foundation.

Dr. Aishwarya Mahajan, Director, Aide et Action, Dr. Payal Kanodia, Trustee M3M Foundation and Mohit Chadha, Managing Trustee, M3M Foundation

Dr. Payal Kanodia, Trustee, M3M Foundation said, Through this collaboration, we will be able to make a real difference in the lives of the children present at the construction sites as well as the women. This project will engage with the age groups from 0 to 35 in and around the worksites of M3M through a Multi-functional Resource Centre. This Resource Centre shall be a space for not only supporting children in education but also link community with government entitlements/schemes. The Resource Centre would also be a hub for promoting digital literacy, health, hygiene nutrition and space for imparting skills training to the youth.

Dr. Aishwarya Mahajan, Director, Aide et Action, Dr. Payal Kanodia, Trustee M3M Foundation and Mohit Chadha, Managing Trustee, M3M Foundation

Dr. Aishwarya Mahajan, Director Livelihood Education, Aide et Action International said, The objective of iMpower is to build a community lead Worksite Upliftment Programme in identified worksites of M3M in Gurgaon district of Haryana state in India. This will be done through ensuring their entitlements to basic requirements such as education, health, financial and social security, legal aid and their access to State and Central welfare schemes. The children of construction workers will be provided a safe and clean place to play, where they can learn and interact with each other, where they will be protected and nurtured in a healthy environment. In addition to proper nutrition, the children have access to immunization and regular health check-ups.

To promote quality education and encourage innovations in quality education, around 500 children including 100 studentsfrom 10th and 12th grades will be supported for remedial coaching for their better academic achievements. Around 1000 Children and Community members will be made Digitally Literate in the project area through this intervention. Special emphasis will be given on the behavior change aspects of the community through various health-related interventions. Safe drinking water will be a priority.

Awareness sessions will be conducted at the worksites on health-related issues and more than 500 Health Camps will be organized in the project area with the help of a Mobile Clinic in 3 years. The project will also ensure the orientation of women and young girls on Adolescent Health, Malnutrition, and Reproductive health.

Special focus would be on women entrepreneurs, who will be supported through their enterprise and the team will also aid in their capacity building so that they can cater to community needs.

 

News List

 
1/23/2021 1:24:26 PM

Inficold, a Noida - based startup supported by Shell Foundation, an independent UK registered charity, that provides cold storage solutions has raised $900,000 (Rs. 6.5 crore approximately) in a funding round from RVCF and other undisclosed high...


1/23/2021 1:34:34 PM

Innovation and education go hand in hand at Elpro International School, Pune. Inspired by the concept of the single supercontinent Pangea, from which all continents have emerged, EIS is thrilled to launch this unique online conference Pangea;, w...


1/23/2021 12:06:16 PM

The much awaited long -weekender is almost here starting from January 23rd, which gives you ample amount of time to unwind and enjoy the best leisure and entertainment activities at Phoenix Marketcity, Pune. One of the highlights is the The Art ...


1/22/2021 6:32:40 PM

MahaDAO, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) governed by its users, the MAHA community, are officially launching the first epoch for ARTH, the world first non - depreciating currency. The currency has been designed to improve existing ...


1/22/2021 4:35:17 PM

As the economy moves towards post-pandemic recovery, customers are tending to choose brands that they trust more than others. It is imperative that the focus of brands, now more than ever, should be on earning the trust of customers through real...


1/22/2021 2:25:08 PM

In a bid to recognize and celebrate the initiatives driving positive change in India, Ketto, SE Asia largest crowdfunding platform, hosted the second edition of Ketto awards. The Ketto Awards have been instituted to recognize key initiatives tak...


1/22/2021 1:34:40 PM

TCG Digital, the flagship IT consulting, data science, and digital transformation company of The Chatterjee Group (TCG) has announced the release of tcg mcube 4.0-a critical upgrade to its state-of-the-art advanced analytics and AI platform. Thi...


1/22/2021 1:30:38 PM

CIIE.CO, The Innovation Continuum for the Changemakers, has invested in a precision nutrition startup, Sova Health. The round also saw participation from Practical VC, Lets Venture Angels. Sova Health helps prevent and manage lifestyle disease ...


1/22/2021 1:12:15 PM

Optoma Corporation, world No.1 DLP projector brand and a leading designer and manufacturer of projection and Flat Panels for business, education, professional video and home entertainment, today announced that its market share in India doubled i...


1/21/2021 6:10:36 PM

India Africa Trade Council was inaugurated in Hotel Crowne Plaza, Chennai for building up business relations between both the countries of India and African Region. Mr. B. Ramakrishnan, ...


12345678910...